WASHINGTON — Jerome H. Powell, the Federal Reserve chair, highlighted continuing risks to the United States economy in prepared testimony to lawmakers on Wednesday, the latest signal that an interest-rate
Banks and financial companies delivered sharply negative shareholder returns in 2018, but most of the top-paid Wall Street chiefs got big raises Wall Street companies delivered significant losses to their
Oregon just staked its claim as the state that’s most aggressively trying to address affordable housing. The Beaver State passed what’s effectively a state-wide ban on single-family zoning on Sunday, last
Tensions are surging as Uber and Lyft scramble to cut a deal to escape California’s crackdown on the gig economy. Both ride-hailing companies are in talks with labor unions to create a loophole to block
From Chicago, I write about climate change, green technology, energy. BARREN RIDGE, CA - APRIL 4: The new project will join the current large Barren Ridge solar panel array in Kern County, California.
The U.S. economy is in an odd place. Jobs are plentiful and the stock market is at record levels, but business leaders are worried enough about the future to pull back on spending. President Trump calls
President Trump again criticized the Federal Reserve’s Jerome Powell, comparing him unfavorably with European Central Bank President Mario Draghi, and said the Fed’s policies are hurting the U.S. economy
America’s coal-burning power plants are shutting down at a rapid pace, forcing electric utilities to face the next big climate question: Embrace natural gas, or shift aggressively to renewable energy?
Nic Wilkins started selling parts of his sneaker collection online two years ago as a way to make some extra cash in college. The hobby took off, and this year he expects to move 10,000 pairs of shoes.
New York (CNN Business) — Fresh beef is helping McDonald's sell more burgers and gain market share. Last year, the burger chain switched to fresh beef quarter-pound burgers from frozen at most of its in
The war for the e-commerce shopper is fought on the battlefield of convenience. One-click ordering, same-day delivery, automatic toilet paper refills: There’s no pain point so small someone won’t pay do
Through the diligent efforts of those billboard cows with their poor penmanship and dubious spelling skills, Chick-fil-A has moved up the ranks from the seventh-largest restaurant chain in the United to
For Douglas Clark, the darkest part of working for Nike in the 1980s was watching American shoe manufacturing "evaporate" in the Northeast in a mass exodus to Asia in pursuit of cheaper labor. "As a true